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Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 05/14/2012

Maryland comptroller Peter Franchot calls special session ‘wrong’

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot (D) calls plans to raise taxes in a special session “simply the wrong approach at the wrong time.”

By John Wagner  |  09:07 AM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland, Maryland politics

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 05/02/2012

Maryland senators Brochin, Kelley challenge redistricting map

A pair of Democratic senators from Baltimore County are among those challenging the constitutionality of the legislative redistricting plan that became law in Maryland earlier this year.

By John Wagner  |  11:24 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland, Maryland politics

Posted at 06:05 PM ET, 05/01/2012

Baker, Rawlings-Blake meet with Md. Speaker Busch to press for work on state budget, gambling

The Prince George’s County Executive and Baltimore mayor pressed today for lawmakers to resume work on the state budget and take up a gambling bill this summer.

By John Wagner  |  06:05 PM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland politics, Maryland, Rushern Baker, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Michael Busch

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 04/12/2012

O’Malley willing to summon lawmakers ‘a half-hour from now’

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley says he will call a special session if leaders can reach consensus over the issues that led to Monday night’s collapse of a tax package.

By John Wagner  |  10:36 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland, Maryland politics

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 04/06/2012

Roscoe Bartlett won with a little help (and cash) from his friends

Roughly a quarter of the cash Roscoe Bartlett has raised this year came from his Hill colleagues.

By Ben Pershing  |  12:39 PM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, Maryland, maryland politics

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 04/04/2012

Worst political endorsement since ...?

“I don’t know the gentleman, but if he can raise $800,000 for Hillary Clinton, he’s alright with me.”

By Aaron C. Davis  |  03:38 PM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Thomas V. Mike Miller, Robert Garagiola, Maryland politics

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 03/29/2012

O’Malley endorses Garagiola in primary, as internal poll gives Delaney wide lead

Md. Gov. Martin O’Malley’s endorsement of Sen. Robert Garagiola came as opponent John Delaney released an internal poll showing the financier with a wide lead.

By Ben Pershing  |  12:20 PM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Delaney, Maryland, Maryland politics

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 03/27/2012

Newt Gingrich tours Annapolis ahead of Md. Republican primary

Newt Gingrich campaigned today in Annapolis, where he spoke to the Maryland Senate and blasted Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposed gas tax hike.

By Greg Masters  |  02:25 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Newt Gingrich, presidential election, Republican primary, Maryland, Maryland politics

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 03/05/2012

Bill Clinton backs John Delaney in Maryland congressional primary

Former President Bill Clinton weighed into a contentious Democratic congressional primary Monday, announcing his endorsement of financier John Delaney.

By Ben Pershing  |  09:53 AM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Roscoe Bartlett, Maryland, Maryland politics

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 03/01/2012

Proposals to keep petty criminals out of jail advance in Maryland legislature

Emergency measures that could keep people who commit minor offenses out of jail advanced today in the Maryland House and Senate.

By Aaron C. Davis  |  01:55 PM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland, Maryland General Assembly, Maryland politics, Maryland courts, Maryland prisons, criminal justice

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Paul Schurick sentence in Ehrlich robocall case meant to send message, judge says

Former Md. governor Robert L. Ehrlich’s campaign manager was sentenced to home detention, community service and probation.

By Aaron C. Davis  |  02:11 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland, Robert Ehrlich, Maryland politics

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 01/25/2012

Md. counties ‘hope’ for school funds in Annapolis

County school officials appealed to the governor, comptroller and treasurer for money to fund school construction projects.

By Greg Masters  |  04:22 PM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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